Lanre Olusola is one of the foremost life coaches contributing to mental health in Nigeria. He is known as “The Catalyst” and employs coaching and Psychology Methodologies to transform people and organizations into the best versions they can be. Having graduated from the University of Lagos with a degree in Civil and Structural Engineering, he was running a host of businesses in different sectors prior to his veer into the life coaching career. After a life changing existential scrutiny, Lanre directed his life focus to serving humanity by helping others actualize their dreams, and he has not looked back since then.
With years of experience in a wide range of fields like Human Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP), Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT), Performance Improvement Management, Matrix Re-imprinting and more, Lanre through the OlusolaLanre Coaching Academy offers various programs and services including Therapy, courses in Psychology, Life Coaching, NLP, and more, Coaching and Keynote Speaking. He also has a platform on Inspiration 92.3 f.m called the “Be All You Can Be with the Catalyst,” – which is aired live every Thursday at 5pm – where he addresses real life issues in the areas of finance, relationship, health, career, spirituality, happiness, and so on. Lanre Olusola’s clientele includes various top organizations such as GTBank, FCMB, Ericcson, Eko Hotel, Unilever, Vetiva, BGL, amongst others.
Presidential aspirant, Fela Durotoye, is the Chief Executive Officer of Visible Impact. He was dubbed ‘Mr Nigeria’ because of his love for Nigeria. Born in the South Western part of Nigeria – Ibadan, to be precise – Fela comes from a family of five. He obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science with Economics, two Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Strategic Management respectively. He is also a graduate of the Kennedy School of Government at the prestigious Harvard University (USA). Despite his numerous credentials, Fela has steered his goal and achievements towards the growth of the nation. As the CEO of Visible Impact, Fela is committed to tackling social and environmental challenges with the aim to build people into hardcore achievers. In 2018, he took his ambitions further when he revealed his plans to run for President in 2019. Fela is married to popular pioneer Make-Up entrepreneur, Tara Durotoye, who is the founder of ‘House of Tara’. He is a renowned Motivational Speaker who is much sought-after for his visible impact.
Dayo Olomu’s journey into motivational speaking began when he first joined his local Toastmasters club in Croydon, Surrey, in the year; 2003. He joined the club to develop his public speaking and leadership skills. From Toastmasters, he developed an interest in Motivational Speaking, starting out at Black History Month. His first event ever as a Seminar Leader took place on September 6, 2004 at Croydon Town Hall, Surrey, UK. Through his experience at the Toastmasters Club and active participation in Public Speaking, he would later become an advanced-level Toastmaster and the Founding President of Croydon Communicators. Dayo is the author of some inspiring books including ‘My 50 Greatest Lessons in Life &Winning Principles for Success’ and ‘Leadership’. He impacts people about the importance of thought Leadership through seminars and his books. His hobbies include a lot of adrenaline-pumping activities such as walking on fire, mountain climbing, and running the marathon. He participated in the 100KM London-Brighton Challenge in 2016 which proves that he is a man who welcomes challenges.
Ubong Essien has been teaching Public Speaking for over a decade. His Clientele includes several people from the Political Class to the Business Class. With a third-class in Biology Education, Ubong seemed destined for a lifetime in the classroom, but his passion for the Liberal Arts deterred him from that part. Today, he is the first Nigerian to have the title of International Designation of Certified Professional Speaker bestowed upon him at the Global Speakers Convention in July 2012. Ubong has always appreciated the importance of communication and that was what motivated him to establish his media outfit and a Christian Publication while still studying at the University of Ilorin.
After graduation and youth service, he started a publication called ‘Achievers Magazine’. It was through this platform that he won young entrepreneur of the year from Success Digest in 2002 because the publication went nationwide. Presently, he is the Dean of the School of Eloquence based in Lagos and London. His has worked with various Nigerian organizations such as Fidelity Bank, Guinness PLC, Standard Chartered Bank, May and Baker, Nigerian Tribune, amongst others. As a result of his pioneering role in motivational lectures on television since 2002, he was dubbed ‘Nigeria’s Mister Motivator’. Ubong specializes in motivating people towards personal and professional development.
Emeka Nobis has also played a major role in fostering development in individuals and organizations alike. After working as a Mechanical Engineer for 10 years, he resigned and redirected his life focus to helping individuals fulfill their life purposes, become better communicators and establish profitable business systems. Emeka spreads his message through blogging, consulting, coaching and organized seminars. He is the administrator of ‘Pen & Ink Maters’; a Facebook group that was set up to encourage individuals to become better versions of themselves. He has authored several books and actively blogs on his inspirational website.